Welcome to the world of Oprah, a mix of grandeur and simplicity, the huge and the humble. She’s one of the richest women on the planet (worth a reported $2.9 billion, she is the first African-American female billionaire) and with her new hit film (Lee Daniels’ The Butler) she is generating serious awards-season buzz.
Her TV network (OWN) becomes profitable faster than execs predicted, registered a ratings uptick of 20 percent in its key female demo thus far this year, and cable and satellite operators agreed to pay millions in fees to carry the network going forward. “It makes it sweet.” “Going through what we went through, we really appreciate where we are today.”
Designer Stav Davidovitz is a goldsmith and a jewelry designer with a B.A. from Shenkar College. Her designing concept is combining the modern and the classical, using the most newly technologies combined with a handmade craft, and making sure every piece of jewelry is unique and produced in a small limited series.
Stav’s jewelry is personally and specifically made for every customer and available at her Etsy shop, so pay her a visit and check out her incredibly sensitive work.
London-based stylist Sam Logan graduated from Central Saint Martins with a BA Hons in Fashion Communication in 2002. Editorially Sam has gone on to work for iconic magazines including The Face and V Magazine, for Hermes le Monde, as Fashion Editor at Arena Homme Plus for three years and regularly Contributes to The Gentlewoman and Fantastic Man amongst other publications.
Maria JJ Juchnowska was born in 1985 in Poland. Lives and works between London, Poland and Norway. In 2010 July got MFA at fine arts academy in wroclaw, Poland. In 2011 May got MFA at konstfack university college of arts crafts and design in stockholm, sweden.
"I realized that the project is not just about death of the body (my first inspiration) but it is bringing a whole lot of new qualities: time, the passing of time, timeline, aging, transformation, the process of existing (making) and the process of dying."
Her main concern is what best suits the face. Her artistic mind rises from the drawing and the dance so rich in whirling and arabesques. Using stunning and unusual material, her ideas gathered from dew, golden rays, caressing breezes, moonbeams, shooting stars.
Delfina Delettrez is fashion aristocracy. She’s part of the Fendi dynasty. But she has sneaked into the public eye in a different field, making distinctive fine jewellery sold in cutting-edge concept stores such as Dover Street Market in London and Colette in Paris and worn by some of the world’s most beautiful and talked-about women: Beyoncé, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Catherine Deneuve.
This Shankar graduate has definitely picked up a few pointers from her time at Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood. This time she’s back with a new collection for Spring-Summer 2014 (‘connected’) dominated by bold prints of trees and branches, which can surely be a powerful creative source for beautiful ad campaigns.
"On a calm day hundreds of pigeons can be seen flying over the rooftops of New York City’s boroughs in tight groups – tornados of birds. These are not the reviled creatures of the street; they are domestic pigeons raised on the roofs of NYC, cared for daily by their owners. Initially fascinated by the aesthetics of the coops and rooftop community, Wojack gained access to this community and discovered the nuance of caring for birds and watching them fly. Pigeon Flying is a visual documentation of the way people in ever shrinking physical and social spaces stretch the boundaries of their environment.”
Berlin based label Potipoti, founded in 2005 by Silvia Salvador and Nando Cornejo, presents their new Spring/Summer 2014 Loobook made out of 100% cotton and natural leather. The collection consists of 90’s inspired avant-garde patterns on pullovers, shirts, shorts, skirts and cardigans and also scarves that turn into picnic blankets and a natural leather carrier that turns into a belt.
Tel aviv based photographer Miguel Mor, has worked with many agencies in Israel and abroad, with an extensive knowledge and ability to adapt his style, moving from art to advertising, and always back into fashion.
In his small-scale special exhibition (Red white & view art. Casa Nova, Jaffa Port) his work gracefully meets the seemingly paranormal in his unconventional view on the subjects he photographs. While many photographers today strive to produce clean and colorful photos for their clients, Miguel’s ethereal style of photography seems effortless, in both his personal and commercial photography work.
Students enrolled in a ‘product design course’ at middlesex university in england were briefed to create an environmentally friendly lamp shade that would complement the plumen 001 bulb, winner of the brit insurance design of the year award in 2011, designed by hulger & samuel wilkinson.
The innovative plumen 001 uses 80% less energy and lasts about 8 times longer than a traditional incandescent light bulb, so a significant aspect of the undergraduate project became the development of an accessory that would sync with energy efficient technologies. using responsible materials and processes, the student collaboration produced a diverse range of ideas and realizations that varied in medium application and technique; a fully retractable, wooden shade, a woven paper covering, and a wax-dipped bulb.
In his fourth collection, designer David Cohen focuses primarily in black and gold colors. In his soulful minimalism, with a strong sense of goth, Cohen manages to create a very classical line that maintenance the quality you’d expect from a luxury collection while avoiding ordinary and bland results. The use of black leather and gold, automatically expands the range of clientele, and is suitable for day wear or night, even offering some unisex pieces for the man who dares.
Sweet Lazy was the last editorial to be featured in the 4th edition of CHASSEUR magazine. Taking on the subject of boy culture, Canadian fashion photographer Patrick Lacsina captured several emotive portraits of Elmer Olsen model Alex Lis, during a beautiful morning session. (Amanda Blair assisted the shoot, doing the model’s grooming)